Assistant Animal Keeper – Birds Team
Join our vibrant organisation!
As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Animal Keeper to join our Birds Team, working 40 hours per week over 5 days. Assistant Animal Keepers are responsible for ensuring high standards of animal welfare, health and animal husbandry at all times and keeping daily checks and records.
The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use their initiative and possess strong communication skills, as interacting with members of the public is an essential part of the role.
Applicants must hold 5 GCSE’s or equivalent and have a demonstrable interest & enthusiasm for animal conservation, management & welfare. In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment! You can also expect free entry to the park and great event discounts.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.
Closing Date: 14th June 2017
Interview dates: Week commencing 20th June 2017
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.
Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk
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